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Moraea fugax

Moraea fugax

soetuintjie, hottentotuintjie

Cormous geophyte of 12 to 80 cm. One or two leaves inserted well above ground, linear to thread-like, channeled. Flowers (August to November) blue, white, or yellow, fragrant, opens in afternoon.

Distribution in the Hex

Deep sands in Hex River Arid Alluvium Fynbos.


  • Manning, J. & Goldblatt, P. 2012. Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region 1: the Core Cape flora, Strelitzia 29. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.